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  • 1Precious Stones in the Bible —     Precious Stones in the Bible     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Precious Stones in the Bible     Precious stones are stones remarkable for their colour, brilliancy, or rarity. Such stones have at all times been held in high esteem everywhere,… …

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  • 2Precious coral — Corallium rubrum Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …

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  • 3Precious (Boukenger) — nihongo|Precious|プレシャス|Pureshasu are fictional artifacts that are the focus for each Task (episode) of the Japanese tokusatsu series GoGo Sentai Boukenger . For an artifact to be considered a Precious, it must be physically or technologically… …

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  • 4PRECIOUS STONES AND JEWELRY — In the Bible Precious stones are mentioned in various contexts in the Bible, the most comprehensive list appearing in the description of the breastpiece worn by the high priest. The breastpiece was set with 12 precious stones arranged in four… …

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  • 5Precious Moments, Inc. — Infobox Company company company name = Precious Moments, Inc. company type = Corporation foundation = 1991 location = Carthage, MO key people = Jon Butcher (Chairman), Byron Norfleet (President/CEO), Scott Bryson (VP Sales), Frank Muci (VP… …

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  • 6Precious metal — A precious metal is a rare metallic chemical element of high economic value. Chemically, the precious metals are less reactive than most elements, have high luster, are softer or more ductile, and have higher melting points than other metals.… …

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  • 7precious — pre|cious1 [ˈpreʃəs] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: precios, from Latin pretiosus, from pretium; PRICE1] 1.) something that is precious is valuable and important and should not be wasted or used without care precious… …

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  • 8precious — 01. Water in many of the desert areas of Africa is a [precious] resource. 02. In the books The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, the character Gollum often refers to the magic ring as my [precious]. 03. Every acre of land in El Salvador is… …

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  • 9Precious Blood — The Precious Blood is another term for the Blood of Christ. The ancient Christian churches (Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Roman Catholic) believe that in the Eucharist, the faithful receive Jesus blood under the species of… …

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  • 10precious — [[t]pre̱ʃəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that something such as a resource is precious, you mean that it is valuable and should not be wasted or used badly. After four months in foreign parts, every hour at home was precious... A family break… …

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  • 11Precious Cargo — ST episode name = Precious Cargo Trip escapes from kidnappers with an alien princess series = Enterprise ep num = 37 prod num = 211 date = December 11, 2002 writer =Rick Berman Brannon Braga Teleplay by: David A. Goodman director = David… …

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  • 12Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones — Infobox short story name = Time Considered as a Helix of Semi Precious Stones title orig = translator = author = Samuel R. Delany country = language = series = genre = Science Fiction published in = publication type = publisher = media type = pub …

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  • 13Coral (precious) — Taxobox name = Precious coral image width = 250px image caption = Corallium rubrum regnum = Animalia phylum = Cnidaria classis = Anthozoa subclassis = Alcyonaria ordo = Gorgonacea familia = Coralliidae genus = CoralliumPrecious coral or red coral …

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  • 14Burckhardt, Jacob — ▪ Swiss art historian Introduction Jacob Christopher also spelled  Jakob Christoph   born May 25, 1818, Basel, Switz. died Aug. 8, 1897, Basel  one of the first great historians of art and culture, whose Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien… …

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  • 15Baritone — This article is about the voice type. For other uses, see Baritone (disambiguation). Voice type Female voices Soprano Mezzo soprano Contralto Male voices Countertenor Tenor Baritone Bass Baritone (or barytone) is a type of male singing voice that …

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  • 16Ogata Kōan — In this Japanese name, the family name is Ogata . Statue of Ogata Kōan at his birthplace in Okayama Ogata Kōan (緒方 洪庵 …

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  • 17India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 18Topkapı Palace — Infobox Historic building name = Topkapı Palace caption = Topkapı Palace from the Bosphorus map type = latitude = longitude = location town = Istanbul location country = Turkey architect = Mehmed II, Alaüddin, Davud Ağa, Mimar Sinan, Sarkis… …

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  • 19arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 20ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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